Fruity Spinach Salad


Prep/Total Time: 15 minutes

1 1/2 cups 3 cups Loosely packed fresh baby spinach
2 Tablespoons 1/4 cup Sliced celery
approx. 1/4 cup 1/3 cup Canned mandarin oranges
1/4 medium 1/2 medium Apple, cubed
2 Tablespoons 1/4 cup Seedless red or green grapes, halved
1 Tablespoon 2 Tablespoons Sliced almonds, toasted
2 Tablespoons 1/4 cup Reduced-fat raspberry vinaigrette

* This recipe is given in amounts for 1 serving or 2 servings, but the web conversion runs them together. Sorry about that. Use either the first measurement or the second measurement for each ingredient, depending on which size of the recipe you prefer.

Toast almonds in microwave or skillet.

Divide the spinach, celery, oranges, apple and grapes between two (if preparing 2 servings) salad plates.

Sprinkle with almonds.

Drizzle with dressing.

Yield: 2 servings

Nutritional Analysis:
One serving: 1 1/2 cups equals 130 calories, 4 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 547 mg sodium, 23 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 3 g protein.

Diabetic Exchanges: 1 1/2 fruit, 1 fat

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